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Academic Success: How Library Services Make a Difference

Presented at the ACRL Thirteenth National Conference, March 29–April 1, 2007, Baltimore, Maryland. "Which library initiatives are really helping students succeed academically? This question is the focus of the present research. Analyzed data comes…

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Applying Game Theory in Libraries: Review and Preview

The paradigm of game theory and its application have aroused increasing interest among researchers in multidisciplinary settings. An information society involves more opportunities and uncertainties; therefore, game theory is expected more often than…

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Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Library Instruction

This article introduces Universal Design for Learning (UDL), an emerging paradigm to “design course instruction, materials, and content to benefit people of all learning styles without adaption or retrofitting.” The study explores multiple UDL…

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The Development of Digital Humanities and Academic Research in China: A Special Issue of Library Trends

Digital Humanities in China.pdf
The Library Trends is published quarterly for the iSchool by The Johns Hopkins University Press. Each issue explores critical trends in professional librarianship and includes practical applications, thorough analyses, and literature reviews. In the…

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Countering Digital Polarization and Advancing Civic Information Literacy with SIFT

Countering Digital Polarization and Advancing Civic Information Literacy with SIFT.pdf
In 2018, the Indiana University Kokomo Library was invited to participate in a national initiative to counter digital polarization by developing media literacy skills in undergraduates. The initiative seeks to stem the tide of online misinformation…

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Building Family Branch in Rural Area: An Action to Create the Literary Village

Building Family Branches in Rural Areas.pdf
Both material resources and knowledge resources are insufficient in rural China. Therefore, the establishment of a family library branch in poor areas is not only an extension of the library services, but also an effective way to guarantee fair…

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Assessing Use of Library Space

Libraries often focus their assessment efforts on resources, services and programming. Collection analysis is conducted regarding usage of the collection. Surveys are conducted regarding library instruction and/or programming. What about the physical…

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Growth and New Directions: CALA Academic Resources and Repository System

Growth and New Directions_ CALA Academic Resources and Repository.pdf
The Chinese American Librarians Association’s Academic Resources & Repository System (CALASYS) was established in 2013 and has been growing gradually ever since. To seek sustainable and greater growth in the future, the CALASYS 2019-2020 Committee…

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In Loving Memory of Lisa Zhao

Zhao, Lisa (赵力沙) 02/15/1950 - 03/22/2016 Chicago IL -- In recognizing the passing of Lisa Zhao, the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) wants to celebrate the character of this distinguished and dedicated CALA member. Lisa was the Catalog…

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